A Nebraska woman who was struck by a vehicle in Tuscaloosa Thursday evening has died, police sources said.

Stephanie Taylor, a spokeswoman for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, said the victim was walking on a sidewalk near the intersection of Jack Warner Parkway and Hackberry lane when a passing driver reportedly lost control of her 1999 Buick Century, drove onto the sidewalk and struck the woman.

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The collision happened around 7 p.m. Thursday.

The victim, whose identity has not been publicly released, was a 45-year-old Nebraska woman. She was rushed to DCH Regional Medical Center, then airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham.

Taylor said the woman died there around 5 p.m. Friday.

Taylor said the driver is a 30-year-old woman from Tuscaloosa who is cooperating with an ongoing investigation by the Accident Reconstruction Unit.

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